First Trailer for Michael Bay’s Benghazi Thriller ‘13 Hours’

Paramount has released the first trailer for Michael Bay’s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” six months before its Jan. 15 opening.

The first half of the trailer conveys a strong sense of menace while the second offers a montage of desperate action sequences.

The film is based on the Mitchell Zuckoff’s book “Thirteen Hours: A Firsthand Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi.” It centers on the six members of a security team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi from an attack of Islamist militants on Sept. 11, 2012 — the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

“When everything went wrong, six men had the courage to do what was right,” the trailer notes.

The film stars James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Toby Stephens, Pablo Schreiber, Max Martini, David Denman, Dominic Fumusa, and Freddie Stroma. Filming began in April in Malta.

Chuck Hogan wrote the script and Erwin Stoff produces through 3 Arts Entertainment’s production shingle.

Four Americans were killed in the attacks — U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith and CIA contractors Tyrone S. Woods and Glen Doherty.


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  1. Cassie says:

    Hillary Clinton is as guilty of the murders of the men in Benghazi as the Islamic terrorists and to think that she is not in prison and is running for president is insane
    You stupid people that are ignoring and supporting that lying woman should be ashamed

  2. I appreciate the details. I can certainly go and look this up myself and judge the sources first hand. Personally, this comports to my recollection of events. And the promise by the LLIARY – was to have the director imprisoned for his open mocking humiliation of the prophet Mohamed. They actually believed this. I must say her place in the power structure of children who will never believe in science and tech, much less anything deeper than that, is supposed to wake the rest of us up to our deeper duties to the sacred purpose.

  3. frank b says:

    CIA tried to recall private jet unsuccessfully that contained the QRT of 7 attempting to reinforce their brothers at the safe house. The gov’t wanted the mission staff workers dead to silence them about BO and Killary illegally sending weapons fr Benghazi cross border to Syrian rebels, some of whom were AQ affiliates. QRT claimed to be too low on fuel to return to return mid-flight to Tripoli so the plane could continue on to Benghazi.QRT had to use their own money to charter the plane. This is also why Base Chief Bob interferred w the private security contractor rescuers immediately leaving to save the mission staffers and Stevens. The gov’t wanted the mission staffers silenced by being killed by the militia attackers,so they could not be interrogated about what they were really doing in Benghazi. Militia was angered by Stevens attempting to persuade them to give back the surplus weapons from their arms caches and abused Stevens earlier in the day and attacked the compound that night. This is why Killary and BO lied about the Mohammed movie triggering the “riot” – to conceal their complicity in the illegal arms shipments. The invaders were not expecting any resistance or counter-attack, so when Ty Woods gallantly engaged the invaders through the front gate of the mission. he was able to snuff 16 of them almost immediately. The rest of his rescue team behind him was amazed by this.

  4. Joe Dirvin says:

    Moms not Molms

  5. Joe Dirvin says:

    I remember Hilary’s promise to one of the dead heroes Molms. Darn, Hilary is such a lying and duplicitous bit%&.

  6. Sam Fox says:

    Sure hope this does hold Hill’s feet to the fire. She is every bit as bad & duplicitous as 0. She, like 0, GWB & most other POTUSes, is a practiced liar & big govt champion. She would keep doing what 0 is doing after he took over where GWB left off.


  7. Bill B. says:

    Any movie that is scheduled to premiere on January 15th is not one that the distributors expect to be acclaimed. They don’t save the good films for January openings, but since it’s from a man who has never made anything even close to a good film, the timing seems right.

  8. tlyoung88 says:

    I am wondering if they will put the blame on Obama.

  9. G-Man says:

    Oh…What difference does it make?

  10. Alex says:

    Should be called “What Barry and Hillary didn’t tell you”, I’m sure it’ll be trashed by the likes of Mike Moore and his ilk.

  11. Sam Smith says:

    A silent movie for John Krasinski

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